Crash involving tanker truck along local highway kills 2

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CHICKASHA, Okla. – Authorities closed a heavily traveled highway in Grady County on Friday morning after a deadly car accident.

Around 4:40 a.m. on Friday, emergency crews were called to an accident near Hwy 81 and County Rd. 1290, just north of Chickasha.

Officials say the accident involved a tanker truck and a car that collided.

So far, two people have died from the crash.

Northbound and southbound lanes of Hwy 81 were closed for a few hours.

However, the lanes are back open.

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